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Building Basic Therapeutic Skills: A Practical Guide for Current Mental Health Practice

Building Basic Therapeutic Skills: A Practical Guide for Current Mental Health Practice

Jeanne Albronda Heaton

ISBN: 978-0-787-93984-7 April 1998 Jossey-Bass 288 Pages

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$65.00

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Building Basic Therapeutic Skills is an essential handbook thatprovides the nuts-and-bolts inforJeanne Heaton provides guidance tothe student therapist with a book that demonstrates both herhumanity and wisdom. Of all those skills that she promotes, perhapsthe most important is her profound respect for the client.
--Michael J. Lambert, professor of psychology, Brigham YoungUniversity and coauthor of Assessing Outcome in ClinicalPractice

A valuable and essential textbook for mental health educatorssupervising practicum and internship students. I'll be using it asa textbook in my teaching at Ohio State University.
?Daniel R. Merz, Ph.D., L.P.C.C., counselor educator, The OhioState University

A masterful job of presenting the cumulative effects of theexperience of a senior therapist into a clear and concisevolume.
?John M. Sell, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Reedie & Co.

Contains excellent and culturally sensitive examples of not onlywhat to do but how to do it.
?Sheila Y. Williams, M.Ed., L.P.C.C., University Counselor/PrivatePractitioner and member, State of Ohio Counselor and Social WorkerBoard Testing Committee Chair, American Association of StateCounseling Boards

Clear, concise, and down-to-earth. . . . It belongs in the library,if not the hip pocket, of anyone who is studying to be a therapistor is just beginning to practice. This is the book I wish I hadwritten.
?Steven Jay Lynn, Ph.D., professor of psychology, State Universityof New York at Binghamton

A valuable resource for the student and beginning therapist. . ..an excellent review for the experienced therapist.
--Barry G. Ginsberg, Ph.D., director, Center of RelationshipEnhancement author of Relation Enhancement Family Therapy
Developing Observational Skill.

Essential Evaluations and Assessments.

First Session: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.

Establishing Rapport.

Therapeutic Interviewing.

Managing Emergencies and Crisis.

Practical Predicaments and Ethical Dilemmas: What to Do When . ..

Using Yourself: A Therapeutic Challenge.

Making the Most of Supervision: Dual Perspectives.
"A valuable and essential textbook for mental health educatorssupervising practicum and internship students. I'll be using it asa textbook in my teaching at Ohio State University." --Daniel R.Merz, counselor educator, The Ohio State University

"Jeanne Heaton provides guidance to the student therapist with abook that demonstrates both her humanity and wisdom. Of all thoseskills that she promotes, perhaps the most impotant is her profoundrespect for the client." --Michael J. Lambert, professor ofpsychology, Brigham Young University and author of (Jeanne willprovide

"Jeanne Heaton does a masterful job of presenting the cummulativeeffects of the experience of a senior therapist into a clear andconcise volume. I expect this book not only to serve as a primerfor entry-level mental health professionals but to also be ofcontinued value as a desk reference for seasoned practitioners."--John M. Sell, Senior Vice President, Reedie & Co.

This clear, concise, and down-to-earth book offers a wealth ofknowledge, helpful examples, and practical suggestions regardingthe principles and practice of psychotherapy. It belongs in thelibrary, if not the hip pocket, of anyone who is studying to be atherapist or is just beginning to practice. This is the book I wishI had written. --Steven Jay Lynn, professor of psychology, StateUniversity of New York Binghamton

"In this environment of managed care and brief treatment, JeanneHeaton's book is a valuable resource for the student, beginningtherapist, or an excellent review for the experienced therapist. .. . It should be on the shelf of all those learning to becometherapists." --Barry G. Ginsberg, director, Center of RelationshipEnhancement